The college football season officially came to a close Monday night with the LSU Tigers claiming the 2019 national championship with a victory vs. Clemson.
The final AP Poll of the 2019 season released Tuesday morning and the Kentucky Wildcats received two votes to finish 36th overall in the poll.
You know the story. After starting the season 2-3 and losing the top two quarterbacks on the roster to injury, Lynn Bowden and Kentucky’s offensive line came to the rescue, along with a young defense that improved weekly.
The Wildcats closed the season by winning 6 of 8 games, including the 2019 Belk Bowl vs. Virginia Tech to finish 8-5 overall.
Kentucky finished 2019 as the top rushing team in the SEC for the season, totaling 3,624 yards and 36 touchdowns. Bowden led the SEC in rushing with 1,468 yards.
Below is the final AP Poll of the season.
- Ohio State
- Penn State
- Notre Dame
- Appalachian State
- Air Force
- Boise State
Others receiving votes:
Texas A&M 54, Florida Atlantic 46, Washington 39, Virginia 28, USC 16, San Diego State 13, Arizona State 12, SMU 10, Tennessee 8, California 6, Louisiana Tech 2, Kentucky 2, Kansas State 2, Louisiana-Lafayette 2